• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 4771
  • Last Modified:

how to make 'grep' only show file names

Hi,

I would like only to have grep to echo the file name where the expression was found (i can do that with option -H), and not to show also the expression matched (that is what I don't know how to do)


Any help appreciated, thanks
0
siranm
Asked:
siranm
1 Solution
 
akahanCommented:
Doesn't grep -l (lower case L) do that?

so for example

grep -l pattern *

would list the names of the files that contain pattern.

There are of course lots of different implementations of grep, but that works for the one I'm using.

0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now